Vocabulary Words:

agoliye'a - s/he is reading it
gohweli galeyvtanv - newspaper (see: Note)
gaduhv'i - a/the town
digaduhv'i - to/towards/in town
tsenvsdi - you to go
gadohv - why
tesi - you will go
Breakdown
adananv'i - a/the store
gohusdi - something
tsawahisdi - you - to buy
gohweli - paper
digohwelodi - pencil


Prefixes

"I" prefixes; tsi -; agw-; agi-

"you" prefixes; hi-; ts-;

Note: the "d" on bound pronouns denotes plural objects.


suffixes

-sgo - question marker
-no - and

Note: When using the second person singular pronoun form beginning with an "h", combined with a prefix (i.e. wi-, da-, de-, etc.) there usually occurs a morphing of the sounds. See: tesi

"Newspaper" can simply be gohweli: ᎪᏪᎵ ᏥᎪᎵᏰᎠ. gohweli tsigoliyea. I am reading a paper.

ᏐᏁᎳ -9- So'nela"

ᎪᎱᏍᏗᏍᎪ ᏣᏩᎯᏍᏗ ᏣᏚᎵᎭ?

- ᎦᏙ ᎯᎪᎵᏰᎠ?
- ᎪᏪᎵ ᎦᎴᏴᏔᏅ ᏥᎪᎵᏰᎠ.
- ᏗᎦᏚᎲᎢᏍ ᏤᏅᏍᏗ ᏣᏚᎵᎭ?
- ᎦᏙᎲ ᏗᎦᏚᎲᎢ ᏖᏏ?
- ᎠᏴᏃ ᎠᏓᎾᏅᎢ ᎠᏇᏅᏍᏗ ᎠᏆᏚᎵᎭ.
- ᎪᎱᏍᏗᏍᎪ ᏣᏩᎯᏍᏗ ᏣᏚᎵᎭ?
- ᎥᎥ, ᎪᏪᎵ ᏗᎪᏪᎶᏗᏃ ᎠᎩᏩᎯᏍᏗ ᎠᏆᏚᎵᎭ.

Gohusdisgo Tsawahisdi Tsaduli?

- Gado higoliye'a?
- Gohweli galeyvtanv tsigoliye'a.
- Digaduhv'is tsenvsdi tsaduli?
- Gadohv digaduhv'i tesi?
- Ayvno adananv'i agwenvsdi agwaduli.
- Gohusdisgo tsawahisdi tsaduli?
- Vv, gohweli digohwelodi-no akiwahisdi agwaduli.



Answer the Questions

1) ᎦᏙ ᎠᎪᎵᏰᎠ?
gado agoliye'a?

2) ᎦᏨ (or ᎭᏢ) ᎤᏪᏅᏍᏗ ᎤᏚᎵ?
gatsv (hadlv) uwenvsdi uduli?

3) ᎦᏙ ᎤᏍᏗ ᎤᏩᎯᏍᏗ ᎤᏚᎵ?
gado usdi uwahisdi uduli?


Dialogue Nine

Do You Want To Buy Something?

- What are you reading?
- I'm reading the newspaper.
- Do you want to go to town?
- Why will you go to town?
- I want to go to the store.
- Do you want to buy something?
- Yes, I want to buy some paper and pencils.



Answers

1) ᎪᏪᎵ ᎦᎴᏴᏔᏅ ᎠᎪᎵᏰᎠ.
gohweli galeyvtanv agoliye'a.

2) ᎦᏚᎲᎢ ᎤᏪᏅᏍᏗ ᎤᏚᎵ.
gaduhv'i uwenvsdi uduli.

3) ᎪᏪᎵ ᏗᎪᏪᎶᏗᏃ ᎤᏩᎯᏍᏗ ᎤᏚᎵ.
gohweli digohwelodi-no uwahisdi uduli.




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